Student Application - Google Summer of Code 2017

(Many thanks to LabLua for the student application template on which this one is largely based!)


  1. What is your preferred email address?
  2. Do you have a web page / blog / GitHub account?
  3. What is your academic background?
  4. What other time commitments, such as school work, another job (GSoC is a full-time activity!), or planned vacations will you have during the period of GSoC?


  1. What programming languages are you fluent in? Which tools do you normally use for development?
  2. Are you familiar with the Lua programming language? Have you developed any projects using Lua?
  3. Have you ever used LuaRocks?
  4. Have you developed software in a team environment before? Any projects with actual users?
  5. What kinds of projects/software have you worked on previously? (anything larger than a class project: academic research, internships, freelance, hobby projects, etc.)
  6. Are you (or have you been) involved with any free software development project? If so, briefly describe the project and the scope of your involvement.


  1. Did you select a project from our list? If yes, which project did you select? Why did you choose this project? If you are proposing a project, give a description of your proposal, including the expected results.
  2. Please provide a schedule with dates and important milestones/deliverables, in two week increments).
  3. What will be showable one month into the project?
  4. What will be showable two months into the project?


  1. Have you participated as a student in GSoC before? If so, How many times, which year, which project?
  2. Have you applied but were not selected? When, and to which organization?
  3. Did you apply this year to any other organizations?